By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT
Staff Writer

A Leipsic man, who allegedly stabbed multiple people with a steak knife Saturday night in Findlay, has been indicted on felonious assault charges by a Hancock County grand jury.

Hector Minjarez, 41, faces two second-degree felonies for the alleged assaults at 1606 S. Blanchard St.

When police arrived there around 9 p.m. Saturday, they found two people who had been stabbed, and learned another victim had already been taken to the hospital.

Two of the victims “had significant injuries,” Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle said Tuesday.

All three victims were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, and none had life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Minjarez was found behind a Sixth Street business, police said.

In other indictments, Jonathon A. Kepling, 30, of McComb, was charged with felonious assault and endangering children, both second-degree felonies, for alleged actions against a 7-year-old between July 30 and Aug. 1 in McComb.

Jeremy J. Carlin, 39, of Findlay, faces five counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, all fourth-degree felonies, for pictures and “computer files” he had between August 2018 and August of this year. Riegle said he doesn’t think Carlin knew any of the minors in the material.

Jeremy M. Gillen, 20, of Fostoria, was charged with a fourth-degree felony for failing to notify the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office of a change in his address on time. Gillen was supposed to register due to an offense he committed as a juvenile.

David J. Quickle, 42, address unknown, was indicted on two fifth-degree felony charges for failing, this July and last July, to meet his address registration requirements as an arson offender.

In 2005, Quickle pleaded guilty to five aggravated arson charges, all second-degree felonies, according to Hancock County Common Pleas Court records. He received a nine-year prison sentence for the arson charges and three burglary offenses.

Ricardo Minjarez, 50, of Leipsic, was charged with failure to comply with an order or signal from a police officer, a third-degree felony, for an alleged incident July 21 involving a Findlay police officer.

Four people were indicted on drug charges:

Victoria M. Harris, 31, of Findlay, was indicted for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having less than 5 grams of the drug on June 21 in Findlay.

Brandon G. Weaver, 35, of McComb, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly possessing methamphetamine on June 8 in Findlay.

Michael L. Kreais, 30, of Fostoria, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having methamphetamine on June 8 in Findlay.

Zebediah J. Roberts, 37, of Findlay, was indicted for possession of a fentanyl-related compound, a fifth-degree felony. Roberts is suspected of having less than 1 gram of fentanyl on June 15 in Findlay.

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